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2014-11-24 08:30:11

LONDON, November 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details The Ebola Report - new study showing you trends and R&D progress What opportunities are there

Maternal Stress May Have A Temporary Effect On Fetuses
2014-06-03 03:10:42

Fetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed, according to new research.

Simple Eye-Tracking Test Developed To Diagnose Alzheimer's
2012-08-27 12:22:06

A simple, eye-tracking test could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease earlier and with more success than current methods, reports The Telegraph. Researchers from UK’s Lancaster University, studying the diseases, have developed the tracking test, in partnership with Royal Preston Hospital.

2011-04-20 10:16:51

The Van Allen radiation belts are a hazardous environment, full of 'killer' electrons that can be lethal to orbiting satellites.

2010-06-01 03:00:00

LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing, the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software, today announced that Lancaster University has selected its Platform HPC Enterprise Edition solution for High Performance Computing (HPC), through its key UK partner, Viglen, a leading British manufacturer and provider of IT solutions to the education and public sector. Lancaster University is one of the UK's top research institutions so having access to enterprise-class HPC power is...

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2010-04-14 06:30:00

A team of British scientists at Lancaster University and the British Geological Survey (BGS) in Edinburgh have developed a new model that shows the widespread impact inclement space weather could have on the UK.

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2010-03-04 14:25:00

Naegleria genome sheds light on transition from prokaryotes to eukaryotes.

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2009-06-10 08:35:00

Children could be at more of a risk from the air particles created by traffic pollution than was originally thought.

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2008-04-03 00:50:00

In the heated debate over global warming, there is an opposing idea, called the cosmic ray theory, which contends that climate change is simply caused by cosmic rays coming from the sun. However, researchers reported that there has been no correlation between solar activity and the Earth’s climate.

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2008-04-02 09:15:00

To better understand substorms, scientists in Europe and North America are studying them from space using the Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS) satellites launched by NASA in 2007 and from the ground using a network of all-sky cameras.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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